Year of the Pig: 12 Chinese New Year-Themed Designer Pieces To Swoon Over
Pinel et Pinel bag
The label's Patti handbag in red and black is the epitome of form follows function. The convenient double strap shape can be worn both ways. Crafted from the finest calfskin leather, the bag features zips so you can ensure all your lai see packets stay safe.
Available at Pinel et Pinel
Stylish and technological evolution of an icon from the world of Hogan'sInteractive³ sneaker is the epitome of stylish technology.
Crafted from Italian leather and high-tech fabrics with contrast stitching, they are finished off with a new, ergonomic outsole (and also secretly add 5 cm to your height- we won't tell!)
Available at Hogan
Salvatore Ferragamo bag
The heritage Italian label's Vara bow handbags are updated in a bright red and accented gold studs. Red traditinally signifies wealth, fortune and prosperity, so why not
Calfskin bags, ballet flats and a studded leather bracelet all adorned with the iconic Vara bow ornament speak to both a youthful and inherently stylish woman whose new year begins with a sense of optimism and air of change.
Designed exclusively for the line, a unique floral print ‘Auspicious Pig’ foulard is a hallmark to the arrival of the year of pig. The golden animal, complimented by the nation’s traditional red, signifies wealth, fortune and prosperity. Blossoming flowers, a quintessential design element to Salvatore Ferragamo’s legacy, capture the warmth of the spring season ahead.
Available at Salvatore Ferragamo
American streetwear giant, Vans, enlists the help of Chinese label, Purlicue, to celebrate the Chinese New Year.
Reimaginging the label's cult classics—such as the Sk8-Hi hightops—it boasts thicker silhouettes (thick laces and soles) and the traditional Chinese greeting "The Fat Year" inscribed on the bottom.
Available at Lane Crawford
Drawn to the aesthetic of vintage children's books, this little Gucci piglet is the main focus on this overszied sweatshirt. Matched with a patterned pleated skirt or jeans, this sweater is the ultimate retro take on this year's Chinese zodiac animal.
Available at Gucci
Sergio Rossi sandals
Ring in the Lunar New Year with Sergio Rossi's sr1 sandals. Crafted in soft, luxe velvet with matching sparkling crystals, this can be worn with any dress or trouser look. The mid-heel will also ensure that you're dashing from one festivity to the next in comfort and style.
Available at Sergio Rossi
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Natacha Ramsay-Levi partners with artist Rithika Merchant to create a special motif for the Lunar New Year. Keeping things symmetrical, colourful and whimsical, the engimatic print is applied on t-shirts, sneakers and even their sell-out style, the Mini Roy Bucket.
Available at Chloé
Bottega Veneta keyrings
Pigs in the Chinese zodiac traditionally represents wealth and fortune, and with these Bottega Veneta keyrings—you can ensure the lucky symbol can be apart of your everyday accessory.
Hook them onto handbags, backpacks or even your luggage on your next excursion.
Available at Farfetch
These Tod's trainers are a playful spin on the hyperbole 'When Pigs Fly'. Featuring a metallic pink leather finishing with matching pastel laces, it's an adorable way to inject a little Lunar New Year fun to any casual ensemble.
Available at Tod's
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Strathberry handbag and card holder
Google images of Meghan Markle, the Duchess of Sussex, and you'll undoubtedly see her toting one of Strathberry's handbags, the East/West Stylist.
For the Year of the Pig, the British label has enlisted the help of award-winning illustrator and author Catherine Rayner. The result is an adorable handbag, featuring two little piglets named Rosa and Scarlet, on the outside and a sea of dainty red butterflies on the inside.
Available at Strathberry
If red is not usually your colour of choice, Delvaux's Chinese New Year collection featuring the Brillant MM Box Calf Pocket handbag with subtle accessories like a leather lantern charm and thin red flap will allow you to get into the CNY spirit without compromising your style.
Available at Delvaux
The luxury menswear brand is often known for their supple leather goods and in honour of Chinese New Year, Dunhill launched British car interior-inspired cushion bags in deep reds as well as folios and totes to bring you luck at work in the new year.
Available at Dunhill
From graphic sweaters and varisty jackets with a red hood to a plain red dress with a tiny pig emblem, there's something for everyone in the family in Armani Exchange's CNY limited edition collection.
Available at Armani Exchange
The Chanel-owned millinery brand is every fashionista's go-to for a chic chapeau, and the french house released four special pieces including this best-selling New Abby baker boy cap in lush red velvet, the classic Virginie fedora and even a twinkling headband with a Chinese bow.
Available at Maison Michel
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Incorporating their signature paisley motif into their Year of the Pig themed collection, Etro released adorable pink shawls, wallets, shoulder bags and even eye masks perfect for gifting (or to keep to yourself, we won't judge!).
Available at Etro
Traveling during Chinese New Year? No fret. Tumi decorative accents for their Voyageur collection ensures you'll can still incorporate a touch of the season while you jet off somewhere warm.
Available at Tumi